Simon Cowell mentions Adam Lambert on X Factor… ish

Singer Adam Lambert arrives at the 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto June 20, 2010. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT HEADSHOT)

Simon Cowell mentioned Adam Lambert on tonight’s X Factor. Well, sort of.

It was contestant Aiden Grimshaw’s performance of Mad World that reminded Simon of Adam’s performance of the track on American Idol – we’re not surprised, there were similarities in the performances.

After Aiden’s performance, Simon said: “Interestingly, this is the second time I’ve sat on one of these shows and been blown away by that song. It happened once in America and it’s just happened again tonight.”

It’s great that he mentioned Adam (we’re assuming of course), but it’s such a huge shame that he didn’t mention Adam by name. Adam deserves much more recognition in the UK and a mention on the X Factor wouldn’t have done him any harm.

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